Giant Sea Worm discovered in UK Aquarium

Barry the Giant Sea Worm!

Barry the Giant Sea Worm!

Aquarium staff have unearthed a ‘giant sea’ worm that was attacking coral reef and prize fish.

The 4ft long monster, named Barry, had launched a sustained attack on the reef in a display tank at Newquay’s Blue Reef Aquarium over recent months.

Workers at the Cornwall-based attraction had been left scratching their heads as to why the coral had been left devastated and – in some cases – cut in half.

After staking out the display for several weeks, the last resort was to completely dismantle it, rock by rock.

Halfway through the process the predator was revealed as a four-foot polychaete worm.

Source: Daily Mail.
Barry the giant sea worm discovered by aquarium staff after mysterious attacks on coral reef

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